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we'll fill you in on the weather changes on the way to wrap up our weekend. with just one week to go until christmas a fire forces three families out of their homes in a philadelphia neighborhood. we'll take you to the scene. and a once popular south jersey diner destroyed by fire. is back after several years of rebuilding. now they're ready for the grand reopening. nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today," i'm rosemary connors. it's 6:00 on this sunday, what a difference a day makes for our weather. that snow and ice is mostly melted. now we're watching some fog move out of the area. meteorologist krystal klei is tracking it all in the first alert neighborhood forecast. >> talk about a weekend where we get almost every type of weather. we've seen snow, icing, rain, we're going to see more rain today, and we have fog to deal with. how about a huge temperature change, as well. so, as promised, that warm-up has definitely happened. these are not your actual temperatures. which would be no surprise at
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this time of year. this is a 24-hour change meaning we are 26 degrees warmer right now than yesterday at this time. we're 23 degrees warmer in wilmington, 27 dover. 23 atlantic city. mount holly, 29 degrees warmer than yesterday. so you step out the door, it's not even really cold for this time of year. we're talking temperatures that are not bad at all. temperatures that are warmer than average highs for this time of year. we're at 55 now in philadelphia. that has seriously climbed in the last couple years. 53 for vineland. some of us are going to make it to 60 by this morning. 52 in coatesville and 50 in trenton. so these temperatures, really warm for this time of year. and our high for today, will hit during the morning hours. as for visibility, because of rd out over the southern half of our viewing area. ten mile visibility is the best we can do for philadelphia, northeast philly. now we've climbed up to 6 for
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the visibility in pottstown. still pretty dense fog in mount pocono, allentown, as well as in reading. those areas start to thin out as well and the rain will start to move in. there's a look at radar and satellite. already starting to close in on harrisburg and then we'll start to see the showers through berks county. we will track that rain out with your future model coming up. >> thanks krystal. overnight this is what drivers had to contend with, fog as thick as the proverbial pea soup. you could barely see just a few feet in front of the head lights because it was so dense. monique braxton is live for us in king of prussia to show us the conditions outside. monique? >> good morning, to you. if you're heading out this morning i should tell you one thing's for sure it's very windy. you may want to hold on the tour hat. we set out this morning just after 4:00 riding towards the airport on the schuylkill expressway. we did run into minimal patches of fog. and then we turned around and decided let's head out west to the suburbs.
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so first let me show you some video that was taken from new jersey in haddon township. you can see the fog is pretty thick there. that's how it was for the first couple of hours of overnight. and then after 4:00, as krystal has been telling us, the fog began to dissipate. so you see the beautiful christmas lights here at the king of prussia town center keeping everybody in the mood. and just beyond the lights we're going to show you the toll plaza. as you can see the toll plaza is crystal clear. but you still want to be very careful, because it's slippery, and you may run into some of the residual ice and snow slush that's left over from yesterday morning. if you're heading out to church or heading out for a run, don't forget, hang onto the hat and take time because there still may be some extra patches of fog. but for the most part, it's clear driving. live for now, king of prussia town center, monique braxton,
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nbc 10 news. >> thanks, good advice. now a live look at philadelphia international airport where it is all clear of problems but there are still some delays of about 15 minutes for departures and arrivals. the slushy mix combined with the warmer temperatures helped to create the fog outside. a mix of rain, ice and snow fell all across our region yesterday causing some folks to break out their shovels. there wasn't a whole lot of snow here to clear from the sidewalk, mostly just slush. now let's take a live look at camelback mountain resort. today's skiing, may not be as good as yesterday because of the rain this morning, but skiers and snowboarders enjoyed quite a bit of fresh powder on the slopes yesterday. new this morning in philadelphia, the american red cross is helping three families forced out of their homes because of a fire in kensington. crews were called to kensington avenue around 1:30 this morning. they put the flames out in just about 20 minutes. eight people living in
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apartments inside the row house got out safely. let's head to montgomery county where a man is facing a murder charge after authorities say he stabbed his aunt to death inside her home. police are holding matthew wertz without bail. investigators say he stabbed his aunt nearly 40 times. officers found the victim on the floor of her home on friday. they say wertz was kneeling several feet away stabbing himself. authorities tell us he had been staying with his aunt after his release from prison last week. now to an update on a story we first told you about last night. the philadelphia water department says that they found the problem that's been causing a mysterious like in feltonville. the leak ended up flooding parts of several homes on portland street. crews traced the leak to an abandoned home. they're now working to fix it. 25 votes. that's the official margin of victory for westchester mayor in her pennsylvania state house race. the chester county democrat
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edged out the republican incumbent who led by 80 votes on election night, but a count of military and an sentee ballots, plus a recount, gave the win to commita. tomorrow new jersey lawmakers will be voting on a series of bills in trenton. one measure would change ethics laws to allow governor chris christie to secure a book deal while raising staff salaries. another bill would regulate ride sharing companies like lyft and uber. the state senate will decide that measure after it got on okay from the assembly. in other news, retailers are hoping sales from super saturday, yesterday, will jingle their holiday cash flow with christmas and hanukkah one week away. stores and malls expect sales from the final saturday of holiday shopping to rival black friday. nbc 10 was at the king of prussia mall just yesterday. snow and ice delayed the crowds just a bit but didn't stop them from coming out later on in the day.
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>> there's just ice covering our drive so we couldn't go anywhere. my stepdad had to go outside and put all the salt down so we could drive away. >> i'm fortunate my wife takes care of most of the shopping. i came along to get some ideas for her. >> trying to get my christmas shopping done. >> the mall reopens this morning at 8:00 with extended hours all week jersey tomorrow a well-known diner will rise from the ashes of a fire. you are looking at the newly rebuilt crystal lake diner in haddon township, camden county. a ribbon cutting ceremony will mark the grand reopening. here's a look at the original diner going up in flames in june of 2014. the owners say that a spark in a basement compressor ignited styrofoam containers nearby, and a two-alarm fire spread from there. fortunately nobody was hurt. seven minutes past 6:00 right now on this sunday just ahead a tragic accident at a california wedding. a tree falls, trapping people
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underneath. we'll explain how it all happened. plus this -- >> i never in a million years would have imagined that my credit cards would do all the things that it could do. >> credit card perks you may not know you even have. we'll have more on that story just ahead. this is violet. she's been waiting for this moment for awhile. a moment other kids wouldn't think twice about. her first bowl of cheerios.
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because now that cheerios are gluten free, violet, and many others are enjoying their first bowl today.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. welcome back. looking at cape may, new jersey, we see still some wet spots on the roadways. but overall a pretty nice and calm start to your morning. it's also a way warmer than average start to the morning, especially at shore points. because we've seen that warm rush of air coming in from the south. so temperatures are going to be warmer to start your morning than they will be to end your day. which isn't typical but that's what we're seeing for today's forecast. also, winds are starting to pick up out there ahead of a cold front that's going to pass. which is why we'll see the temperatures start to drop. here's what we're looking at. right now mid 50s for 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
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notice showers start to pick up as well. right around 8:00 in the morning i suspect we'll see rain. that will start earlier for suburbs and lehigh valley but the rain will continue right into early afternoon as well. and we'll make our way into the upper 50s to right around 60 degrees in philadelphia. for the suburbs, we'll make our way through to about the mid 50s i suspect, and temperatures will be right around 51 degrees already by 9:00 a.m. because, again, the warmer air starting to surge in, as we get into the afternoon the temperatures will start to drop back down. looking at lehigh valley we're at 41 degrees rain starting out right around 7:00 a.m. and we do see those showers continuing right on into delaware, m.j. and the shore later on through your morning. 9:00 through 10:00 we move through delaware, new jersey, temperatures again right around the mid upper 50s. should make it to low 60s for delaware. close to it in new jersey. and certainly right around those low 60s for the jersey shore, as well. we'll track your afternoon forecast temperatures as well as the big drop for your monday,
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coming up. >> all right, thanks for that krystal. tomorrow will be the busiest mailing day of the year. the postal service expects to process more than 611 million pieces of mail tomorrow alone. the south jersey plant in belle mar will handle about 9 million packages, letters and cards tomorrow. it will also be the busiest day online for the postal service. more than 7 million customers are expected to logon. today in philadelphia you'll get the chance to add a furry friend to your home for the holidays. the pennsylvania spca is holding an adoption promotion from 10:00 to 5:00 at its headquarters in fishtown. you can adopt an adult dog or cat for up to $50 off the usual fee. also today in philadelphia, you can get a jump on hanukkah with the annual lot ka palooza feast. local chefs will prepare some 3500 latkes or potato pancakes.
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there is an admission fee to attend. twelve minutes past 6:00 right now on this sunday, the family of an 8-year-old philadelphia girl killed in a hit and run gets a helping hand. we'll tell you who hauled in a load of gifts to brighten their holiday.
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out in california, a woman is dead, and a 4-year-old girl is critically injured after a large tree fell over, right on top of them, at a wedding. police say it happened as family members were taking pictures at a park just outside of los angeles. firefighters rescued at least 20 people, all of them trapped under the eucalyptus tree. officials say several other victims suffered scrapes and bruises. its unclear exactly what caused the tree to fall yesterday. back here, family and friends will mark the one-month anniversary of a deadly hit and run today with a vigil in west philadelphia. they'll release balloons to
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remember 8-year-old jayanna powell. yesterday the little girl's family found comfort in an unlikely way. nbc 10 explains. >> reporter: the sight of police in a long line of tow trucks usually is not a good sign. but these guys were not heading to an accident. >> this is the only time of the year where all the towers get together, and it's like one big family. >> reporter: this is a yearly tradition, the tow for tots unloading a huge haul of holiday gifts for families in need. but after the regular schedule this year. >> we decided we're going to get them a celebration. >> reporter: they made a special delivery. >> i'm trying not to cry. >> reporter: this is a total surprise for aisha poole. >> it means a lot. at a time like this it was hard. i wasn't going to be able to help my children. >> reporter: the mother mourning the loss of her 8-year-old jayanna powell, got dozens of hugs. jayanna's siblings. >> it gives the children a
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christmas. >> reporter: the man charged in the hit and run crash which killed jayanna will be back in court next week. but at least for this moment, this family has found some comfort. >> it was amazing. to see how much the community truly cares. >> reporter: bruce smith, nbc 10 news. this weekend pope francis celebrated his 80th birthday. ♪ yesterday a group of catholic volunteers sang happy birthday to the pope at the vatican. the pontiff then took pictures were dozens of kids, and met with families in need. hope francis ended the day by celebrating mass. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. well yesterday we expected after the rain started to clear out it was sort of a cloudy and cool day. temperatures overnight started to pick up and the result this morning, 50s in our philadelphia neighborhoods.
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well 54 in whiten house, center city, 53 for manayunk and parkside at 51. port richmond one of the cool spots here at 49 degrees. and that's really one of the lowest numbers we're seeing in this area, because of the fact we've had that warm air surge in from the south. it's what helps change everything over to rain yesterday. but we've really seen that boost ahead of the cold front this morning. in fact, in the last few hours as temperatures just started to soar to numbers we wouldn't even see in the afternoon forecast. now looking at your delaware neighborhoods, same situation, low 50s out there, newark at 51. wilmington 53 degrees. middletown at 55. and we're looking at areas like shelton also 55 degrees. how about our shore points. check this out, millsboro, 61. milton, 60, and there are your shore points, 60 lewis beach, rehoboth at 58. so some of us have now made it into the 60s. i expect that through delaware and the jersey shore, some low
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50s are definitely within reach. we may even be able to see a few spots in new jersey and philadelphia, as well. make it there by the next few hours. looking at our radar and satellite the rain that's going to move through sits directly to our west at this point. this is a big cold front that's moving in, and you can see where the cold air is behind it. we'll start to clear out, and there are some lingering snow. but, most of that not going to be able to take form over us because of the fact that these temperatures are a little too warm for us to see any snowfall. but we're certainly going to see the rain and already it's starting to build up now moving in just nng d starting to pop up into wilmington. so light rain to start a more steady rain and even some pockets of thunderstorms are possible.ghboood forecast, here's what i was talking about temperaturewise. check it out, summerton at 58. center city at 60. mid 54 from the suburbs, and low 54s in parts of the lehigh valley. the icons show rain no matter where you look because that's something that's going to spread
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across the entire region. trenton at 56 but upper 50s for vorhees. 62 for ocean city. and smyrna right around 62. notice those winds are also going to be playing a factor. so today we're starting with mild conditions, as we move along your sunday the cooler air centers right back in and that's through your monday that we're expecting that. take a look. your ten-day shows a huge difference up to 60 by this morning. in philadelphia. we start to cool in the afternoon and only a high of 35 degrees for us on monday. we do dry out as well, next chance of rain will be on your thursday, and then as we move into your holiday forecast this coming weekend, temperatures looking pretty mild. today volunteers in manayunk will be cooking up a storm in order to feed families in need. the manayunk development corporation is teaming up with area restaurants to bring 700 hot please to families in the area. this morning they're cooking the food and then organizers will deliver the meals around 9:00 this morning to local seniors
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and to the disabled. this weekend thousands of people are remembering john e o. ♪ a memorial service for the form astronaut and u.s. senator was held at ohio state university yesterday. speakers praised glenn for his accomplishments in space and in government. vice president joe biden called. >> i think john defined what it meant to be american. what it meant to be an american. what we were about. just by how he acted. always about promise. >> glenn was the first american to orbit the earth. he also served 24 years in the senate. he died last week at the age of 95. we'll be right back.
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sure, you could sit around all night waiting for a pizza to be delivered.
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but wouldn't making it yourself be a lot more fun? it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury.
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mplt >> i guess we're going to call this one a dummy mix-up for police in new york. officers in hudson broke a car window to rescue this woman, only to realize she's actually a mannequin. police got a frontic call about a woman being frozen in the car with outside temperatures at 8 grrack down the owner of the car who works for a medical company. the mannequin is used as a cpr training device. many of us pull out our credit cards for holiday shopping. there's hidden power in that to tic that you may not get refunds or services without any charges. nbc's jolene kent explains. >> reporter: as you use season, you should know it may have hidden benefits that can save you big money in a pinch. >> i was snowhat to do. >> reporter: when lauren's car
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broke down she called the number er american express card as a last resort. the company sent a tow truck free of charge. >> a never in a million years would have that my credit card could do all the things that it could do and that they would be my saving grace. >> reporter: and when bergman dropped and shattered her after her apple warranty was up. many credit cards offer these kinds of little benefits. 81% offer extended warranties. 57% provide purchase protection like reimbursing you for items lost, stolen or 47% give price protection, refunding the difference if the price drops on an item within four months after purchase. and 26% guarantee returns, even when stores don't. >> you could be missing out on hundreds of dollars a year in extra benefits from your credit card company. everything from roadside assistance, to paying for your hotel if you miss your flight due to weather related travel concerns. >> reporter: but they don't
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cover everything. they usually exclude cars, jewelry, medical equipment and computer software. >> at the end of the day you never know when it could really help you out. >> reporter: experts say call or check online to discover the perks that may be hiding in plain sight. jolene kent, nbc, new york. in philadelphia firefighters sparked some holiday cheer in kensington by throwing a christmas party for a family in need. santa showed up to delight a couple and their five kids at the fire station on kensi nnta brought plenty of gifts for the kids and everybody was able to enjoy plenty of food under the tree. holiday gifts handed out by hundreds of volunteers are also making spirits bright in delaware county. the city team organization made special deliveries to more than 2500 families yesterday. volunteers dropped off thousands of presents. each family also received a box full of food plus a turkey. organizers tell us they couldn't have done it without the early yesterday to help out. >> what's going on today in the midst of the snow and the sleet
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and the rain. we don't work without people coming out. >> fl all of the gifts, and the food over the past several months. 6:27ht sunday. the fog that we've been experiencing throughout the night appears to be lifting this morning. we'll check the conditions in montgomery couk. j krystal? >> yeah, the fog moving out. but now we're tracking the rain that's starting to move on in. we'll take a cloefser look at when it may move into your neighborhood. that's com
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right now on "nbc 10 news today" the fog that's been blanketing the region is now starting to lift. overnight it made driving difficult and caused some delays at thepo the icy weather this weekend triggered this deadly pileup on i-95 in baltimore. it started when a tanker truck slipped off a bridge and burst into flames. it was all caught on this cell phone video. plus an owner fights back when somebody tries to rob his repair shop in southwest
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philly. we'll explain how it all unfolded. nbc 10 news starts now. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today" i'm rosemary connors. thanks for being with us. talk about a roller coaster ride in terms of our weather this weekend. we had that snow, that ice yesterday, it's gone today. we've got some fog. let's get the latest from meteorologist krystal klei. >> someone is saying i just want thw that in there too this morning. here's a look at your visibility map. really just improving conditions over the last couple of urll th jersey early, early this morning. thinned out, but still in philadelphia. then within about an hour, totally thinned out of philadelphia, wilmington, northeast philadelphia. now, trenton has improved to that ten mile visibility which is the max you'd see. look at reading. just in the last half hour, that started to increase. now we're just lingering over
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parts of the lehigh valley and up to mount pocono that fog still hanging there. radar and satellite starting to see some very light rain move in right near parts of berks county, chester county,in, some of this may not be making it to the surface in lancaster. steady rain offf to us. that very soon will be moving in starting west and then tracking along to the east throughout our morning hours. right now here are your temperatures. 55 in philadelphia. 54 mount 53hoor millville. allentown up to 35. lancaster up to 53 degrees as well. we've got the 50s. i will not be surprised for some of us to even before the temperatures start to drop as we the rain is ahead of a cold front. we'll also track the cooldown for your afternoon and what conditions can be like later today if you want to get out and shop coming up. >> the fog moved in late yesterday.
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holiday shoppers at the king of prussia mall walked into this soupy mess last night. nbc 10's monique braxton is live in king of prussia this morning where it's just beginning to clear up. that's good news for any shoppers plank to head back out there, monique. >> that's right. one thing for sure you need to hold onto your hat. it is exceptionally windy. just in the past hour and a half, this morning we've seen a mix of rain. we started riding around about 4:15 this morning. looking for fog. so let me show you the fog that they were experiencing over in haddon township, new jersey. the fog was pretty dense earlier this morning. as we approached between the 4:30 and 5:00 hour, the fog began to diminish. but if you're heading outside you can expect it to be extremely well, the ground is very, very soggy. you don't see any more patches of ice or snow here at the king of prussia town center but the ground is soggy. you can see the christmas lights
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over my shoulder keeping us all in the ir further, you can see that there are hardly any traffic at the toll plazas. no fog at the toll plaza. visibility is good on this part of our viewing area. cars are moving through the toll plaza. no imsped ims there. one thing is for sure when you're heading out hold onto your hat because you may need to do so. it may fly away. also be very careful because the roads are still wet which means they can be slippery in spots. live for now at the king of prussia town center, monique ne. >> thanks for that. we are not the only ones who've had to contend with this weekend weather this weekend. ice and snow battered a large portion of the country yesterday from new mexico to new england at least five people died on the roads with hundreds of accidents reported. like this one.atr played a role this deadly tanker truck crash and pileup in baltimore.
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watch the truck burst into flames just moments after it slipped off a bridge on i-95. early yesterday morning. a driver who decided to pull over because of the icy conditions took the cell phone video of the crash. debris from the explosion flew across the highway, triggering a 67-car pileup. two people died. several others were hurt. it took maryland state police and tow truck crews about 12 hours to clear this scene. back here in our area in northeast philly a man is in the hospital after being shot by the pizza delivery driver he allegedly robbed. it happened on wellington street. the delivery driver told police after the robber got his cash the driver pulled a gun and opened fire. this morning the suspect is in stable condition. southwest philadelphia, another armed business owner stopped an attempted robbery. police tell nbc 10 a 30-year-old man tried to hold up this auto repair shop on paschall avenue around 6:30 last night. that's when the owner pulled out his gun and shot the suspect several times. medics rushed the would-be robber to the hospital.
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no word on his condition. now to the bridesburg section where investigators will be looking for the cause of a row home fire. the flames broke out here on headley street yesterday morning. once crews arrived they quickly put out the fire. there are no reports of any injuries. a woman and a child who jumped from a second floor of a burning row home in west philadelphia remain in the hospital this morning. firefighters rushed to the row home here onsterthy morning. theyand managyear-old girl to but both suffered serious burns. there's no word on their conditions. investigators are be looking for the cause of this fire later today. president-elect donald trump has wrapped up his thank you tour and now he and his supporters are looking ahead to the inauguration on january 20th. yesterday the president-elect finished his thank you four with a rally in mobile, alabama. he responded to first lady michelle obama's latest comment about the election.erics
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now know what it's like to feel hopeless. >> i assume she was talking about the past, not the future, because i'm telling you, we have tremendous hope, and we have tremendous promise and tremendous potential. >> mr. trump added he thought the first lady meant her statement in a different way than it came out. the trump transition will be the focus of discussion for former defense secretary robert gates and former clinton campaign manager john podesta. they will both be guests on nbc's "meet the press" this morning with chuck todd. that's at 10:30. right here on nbc 10. coming up delicate negotiations are under way in syria's civil war that could lead to evacuations from the rebel-held area of aleppo. we'll have an update from overseas. and the drone is coming home. we'll explain why china now says it will return a u.s. navy research drone that it swiped last week.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. welcome back. we check in on cape may, new jersey again. we've got the beautiful sunrise shot starting to form. right ahead of it we're starting to see the colors pop up. still a lot of clouds out there, too. throughout today it will be a pretty gray day, because we are expecting showers to move right on in here this morning. they're already starting to do so in the northwest parts of our viewing area. current wind speeds are also still pretty strong in spots. trenton at 23 miles per hour. dover at 28. more on the braise zi category wilmington to philadelphia. right now winds are coming in from the south. the temperatures are in the 50s in spots. but that's going to shift. winds coming in from the west
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and northwest as we see a cold front start to move through. but we'll continue on that windy spectrum as we move throughout your sunday, especially morning and early afternoon. looking at your three-day outlook, though, differences ahead. today, this morning, we'll get to 60 degrees in philadelphia. tomorrow, afternoon high just 35 degrees. behind this cold front a big cooldown. in the 40s for your tuesday pretty much across the map. same deal here, raining and should be for the suburbs. 34 only on monday. take a look at the lehigh valley from 51 this morning in the lehigh valley to 33 degrees as we get on in to your high on monday. huge difference, freezing for the high temperature on monday. 58 your temperature, new jersey. 34 monday, also look at the low temperatures this morning. lows weren't bad at all when they hit right at midnight. tomorrow morning pretty as wells delaware. more details on your neighborhood forecast extendin .
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this morning, a north philadelphia family has a new home just in time for the holidays thanks to habitat for humanity. this is the charity's 200th home completed in the philadelphia area. organizers handed over the keys to the house on north 16th street yesterday. a couple along with their two sons will be moving in. the eagles getting ready for their match-up with the ravens in baltimore today. plus the flyers will try for 11 wins in a row. could they slide by the stars to do it? we'll have the highlights, next.
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overseas in syria's civil war, talks are moving along toward a new deal to evacuate rebel-held areas of aleppo. this after those evacuations came to a halt on friday. mbs's matt bradley is in london
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with the latest. >> reporter: well it's very tough to say exactly when we're going to see these evacuations beginning. reuters is quoting a rebel leader who's blaming an iran backed militia group for holding up the evacuations even after this agreement was reached. according to this leader the militia groups are demanding that injured people in two pro-government towns west of aleppo be evacuated at the same time. that was part of the original that evacuations of these pro-government towns is anywhere near beginning. but this kind of holdup is consistent with how this cease-fire deal has gone in aleppo all week long. it was on, and then off, and then on and then off again. >> they broke it. they did not fulfill it. that's why you know the process has been delayed or stopped. >> will the evacuation be back on? >> i don't know. >> now it's on pending some agreement. obviously very little reason for
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optimism but for civilians trapped in the hold-out rebel-held neighborhoods of aleppo this is still their best hope for escape and ultimately for survival. all of this is so delicate it just takes one errant shot or misunderstanding to send negotiators back to square one. even as this 4 year long battle for aleppo comes to an end the fate of tens of thousands of people hang in a very tenuous balance. back to you. in china, authorities say they will return a u.s. navy research drone that the country snatched from international waters last week. this all started when a navy survey ship recovered two of the unmanned gliders near the philippines. a chinese ship took one saying it was in a part of the south china sea that they claim as their own. the pentagon has reached a deal to get the drone back. but president-elect donald trump tweeted yesterday, quote, we should tell china that we don't want the drone they stole back, let them keep it. trump has had a contentious relationship with china. first he angered beijing by speaking to the leader of taiwan. and then a week later criticized china for building military
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outposts in the south china sea. 6:45 right now on this sunday. meteorologist krystal klei is tracking some fog that's moving on out of here. that's the good news. >> for the most part that has thinned down. visibility is very good now over much of our area. still some lingering fog in the lehigh valley and up into the poconos. the focus is on the temperatures this morning. because, it is a mild and somewhat nice start to the day over much of our area. these are jersey shore neighborhoods. cape may courthouse at 52 degrees. upper township at 50 and summers point at 49. actually one of the cooler numbers on the board in this area. 56 degrees, so temperatures, not bad at all in our jersey shore neighborhoods. some of us may make it all the way in to right around the low 60s by early to -- or late afternoon hours. now looking over parts of the pennsylvania suburbs. big difference in those
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temperatures, because yesterday morning, below freezing. 20s out there. now we're looking at 50s as well. 53 for west bradford township. exton 54. a lot of 50s on the map here. warrington at 52. and bedminster at 50 degrees. seeing these numbers jump very quickly over the last few hours because we've had the air moving in over the south. winds are pushing in from the south and forcing in those warmer conditions. radar and satellite has indication of some different plans for the forecast, though. we have this huge cold front that's starting to sweep our direction. and it ahead of it, a lot of rain that's starting to move in. so freezing radar, the most recent update. looking at one of the showers currently moving through, which is the most west part of our viewing area, chester county, berks county, parts of montgomery county right now. looking at mostly light rain. some may start to move into philadelphia, as well. the focus is some of the spots where you see the deeper green and yellow. more steady rain starting to
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move on in, next in line to see some more of that steady rain and then the bulk of the rain is still yet to come. this is that front edge of a line that will move through. so there's the actual line, starting to move in to harrisburg and that's going to continue pushing in as we move along this morning. so we're starting out with the showers. going to continue in and out as we move throughout much of your day. take a look. hour by hour, 6:30 in the morning, missing that little push that's already made its way in here. it does show pretty nicely where the line is hitting right through harrisburg. 8:30 in the morning. more development through the northern half of our viewing area, and then as we go into your afternoon, 12:30 now the showers stretched all the way to the shore. again will be in and out but pockets of heavier rain certainly possible. can't rule out some thunderstorm development as well. those showers will start to move out of philadelphia by about 3:00 in the afternoon and move off the shore by about 5:00 to 6:00 in the afternoon. some breaks in clouds as well but the clouds starting to redevelop as we move into your monday morning. big cooldown for your monday
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morning, too. we'll talk more on your ten day on ten in the next half hour. >> all right we'll see you shortly. this is sportsdesk brought to you xfinity. x-1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. not only was bernard hopkins on the ropes in his final career fight last night, he was through them. joe smith jr. knocked the former boxing champ from philly literally out of the ring in the eighth round in l.a. last night. we can't show you the video because of pay-per-view rules but here's what we can tell you. the referee gave hopkins a count of 20 to climb back onto the canvas. hopkins just couldn't do it. hopkins is 51 years old. it was his first bout in two years. now here's the rest of your sunday morning sports. >> marshall harris here from csn. the flyers entered saturday's game in dallas the hottest team in pro sports. winners of ten straight. an eleventh straight victory would tie the second longest streak in team history. to the action on the ice, first period taylor leier follows up nick cousins'
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shot puts home the rebound. that's leier's first career nhl goal and gives the flyers a 1-0 lead. tied at one, steve mason, but adam cracknell there to put the rebound home. flyers go down 2-1. under 90 to play, flyers on the first power play of the game, some room but he can only strike the post with the shot.treak is over. they fall to the stars 3-1 the final. >> we know we're a good team. you know, i think even without the streak we knew we were a good team before. before we even started it. we were playing good hockey. so we had full confidence in ourselves and you build up a ten-game winning streak it's pretty cool. but it's over with now and you know, you know, we start again, and we continue building on the positives that we had during the streak. >> to the eagles who arrived in baltimore yesterday ahead of today's game with the ravens. the birds entered a match-up on a four-game losing streak. with more here's john clark on the eagles. >> the eagles are here in baltimore.
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trying to avoid losing seven straight games on the road in the same season for just the third time in franchise history. the last time it happened was 18 years ago in ray rose's last season. take a look at the birds arriving at the team hotel. some of them stopping to sign autographs for a very special eagles fan who made the trip. the ravens are a team that is fighting for the playoffs. fighting for their division. they face the steelers after this, and ravens safety lardarius webb said when we beat the eagles, we'll definitely talk about the steelers. the birds are playing for pride here. >> obviously, we're at a situation where it's going to be hard for us. things have to go perfectly for us to get in. we understand it. but we're more focused on this stuff than anybody else. doesn't matter what they do. just about what we do. >> in baltimore, maryland, john clark, csn. >> thanks, john. basketball now the sixers finally got all three of their big men healthy enough to play in the same game friday night but following a loss to the lakers, frustration boiling over
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into a profanity laced rant due to his lack of playing time. here's a look at noel working out after practice. the center only got eight minutes while okafor and embiid both got 20. noel spoke to brett brown about the comments he made friday night. >> we had a conversation. he got more real with me. you see some things that are a little more exciting you know -- how you want to and you know, the right way. >> we appreciate it's a challenging situation. and you know, to kick off on untenables, to kick off on, it's impossible, i'm not going there. i think, you know, it is most definitely a challenging situation. >> college hoops, southeast florida gulf coast temple took care of them. that's a look at your sports. i'm marshall harris, csn.
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i'm rosemary connors for nbc 10 at issue. it seems like the right thing to do, giving the homeless a few bucks when you pass them on the street especially during the holidays. but the experts want you to stop doing that. join me later today when we explain why. >> it's not necessarily what's best for the individual. >> that, plus the ultimate eagles fan. even so the way he shows his love for the team may shock you a bit. you got to see it to believe it. that's coming up this morning at 11:30 following "meet the press" only on nbc 10.
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christmas certainly came early this year for a philadelphia based nonprofit serving thousands of people across the region. it was the complete surprise when nrg presented a check for $100,000 to manna, a nonprofit that makes and delivers a million nutritious meals a year to people battling life threatening illnesses. the donation kicks off nrg's new charitable giving initiative called nrg gives. >> $100,000 is a huge amount of money for this organization, and it's going to really help so many people and people fighting for their life. so this is a huge, happy, happy, happy day. >> manna was among three nonprofits nominated by nrg employees to receive the donation.
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time is running out for parents trying to get their hands on the hottest toy of the holiday season. this is a look at one of the lines outside the toys "r" us in king of prussia from just a few moments ago. the store got 52 more hatchimals. that's the hot toy we're talking about. they cost around 60 to 80 bucks they keep going up in price. but some are being sold for hundreds of bucks online. hatchimals are toys that hatch from a plastic egg. 6:57 right now on this sunday. christmas day is one week from today. and we are tracking a very busy holiday weekend of shopping at area malls. you're probably going to need your umbrella and rain jacket this morning. right, krystal? >> that's exactly right. you're going to want the umbrella. because it's going to be a rainy day throughout. in fact, already seeing those cloudy conditions outside with a look at the come cast tower in center city. there's gray conditions turning to rain very soon.
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right now on "nbc 10 news today" the fog is lifting. temperatures are on the rise. but don't let that fool you. the sun is still taking a break. first alert meteorologist krystal klei says the key words today are gray and rainy. only one week left. the time crunch to wrap up your
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shopping is officially on. this morning we're live at the king of prussia mall as extended holiday hours start today. and that countdown goes for holiday greetings, as well. tomorrow will be the busiest mailing day of the year. nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today," i'm rosemary connors. it's 7:00 on this sunday. thanks for being with us. the fog, moving on out. the rain that's moving in. let's check in with first alert meteorologist krystal klei to tell us what's in store for the start of the work week. >> we've just seen it all this weekend. yesterday we started out the morning, we had snow all over the place, then turned into an icy mess for everyone. well, let's fast forward 24 hours and now we're talking a huge warm-up. yesterday we were saying think warm thoughts. look at this 24-hour temperature change. it would be fine if we were seeing these temperatures for your morning lows. this is a difference between


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